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Carrie’s Weekend Picks for Kicks: July 4,5. 

July 2, 2015
Carrie’s Weekend Picks for Kicks: July 4,5. 

Today, we begin a weekly feature that will highlight some of the upcoming weekend events. Writer Carrie Klemm will present some of her top picks for the weekend with Carrie’s Weekend Picks for Kicks (we might change the name!).  By Carrie Klemm, MCP Writer. This weekend is full of local traditions and events. Here are a few highlights where you…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

July 2, 2015
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Welcome to the world! Recent births are brought to you by Linda’s Baby Shop and Shelby Gem Factory. See more information about these fine businesses below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Alyssa Apple Gonzalez-Mendoza, the daughter of Melissa Mendoza and…

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Pentwater channel depths in ship-shape

July 2, 2015
Pentwater channel depths in ship-shape

Story contributed by Ron Beeber. “We saw no areas more shallow than about nine feet,” wrote Dave Roseman in a message to Pentwater Yacht Club members after he and Phil Ceton mapped the channel, June 26.  The results of this mapping are available at www.pentwaterchannel.org.…

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Freedom Festival kicks off Friday, celebrates Independence weekend.

July 2, 2015
Freedom Festival kicks off Friday, celebrates Independence weekend.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. with the Children & Pet Parade. The parade will begin at the corner of Ferry and…

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Riverflats coffee to host arts and crafts fair.

July 2, 2015

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Fine arts and crafts along with coffee and tea make a pretty good combination. On Saturday, August 15, Riverflats Coffee & Tea will host its inaugural…

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Recent death, reported July 2, 2015.

July 2, 2015

Patricia W. Squires, 74, of Scottville passed away on July 2, 2015 at Autumn Winds Adult Foster Care Home. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. List of…

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MSP: Pit bull bites horse, dog owner cited

July 2, 2015
MSP: Pit bull bites horse, dog owner cited

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. AMBER TWP. — A 29-year-old Ludington woman was cited by the Hart…

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Astronomy presentation at Sandastles Friday; summer underway.

July 1, 2015
Astronomy presentation at Sandastles Friday; summer underway.

LUDINGTON — Sandcastles Children’s Museum is now in full summer mode. The museum will be closed on July 4 but will host Stardogs Astronomy on Friday, July 3, with “Our…

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Sheriff’s report: stolen flag, 9 crashes in 2 days

July 1, 2015
Sheriff’s report: stolen flag, 9 crashes in 2 days

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a…

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The legacy of Big George continues with endowment; Clown Band performs patriotic show tonight.

June 30, 2015
The legacy of Big George continues with endowment; Clown Band performs patriotic show tonight.

By Carrie Klemm. MCP Writer. SCOTTVILLE – It’s that time of year again! This Tuesday, the Scottville Clown Band will be hosting its annual Patriotic Concert at the Scottville Clown…

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Recent death, reported June 30, 2015.

June 30, 2015

Patricia Hammond, 72, of Scottville passed away on June 27, 2015 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. List of 2015 deaths on…

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Reader: Police are not going to make everyone happy.

June 30, 2015

Letter to the Editor. By Nick Swan, Hamlin Township. I just read the letter written by a reader condemning the very persons we expect to protect and defend us when…

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Fireworks restricted in cities of Ludington and Scottville.

June 29, 2015

As the Independence Day holiday approaches, Ludington and Scottville police departments are reminding people that both cities have restrictions on fireworks. While Michigan state law allows for the launching and…

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West Shore Art Fair is this weekend.

June 29, 2015

LUDINGTON — Ludington’s 2015 West Shore Art Fair will take place this coming weekend. The annual juried fine art and fine craft show will have exhibitors from a broad cross-section of the country.…

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Chloe Kimes to be featured during Clown Band Tuesday concert.

June 29, 2015
Chloe Kimes to be featured during Clown Band Tuesday concert.

By Carrie Klemm. MCP Writer. SCOTTVILLE – In keeping with a long standing tradition, the Scottville Clown Band will be hosting its annual Patriotic Concert this Tuesday, June 29, 2015,…

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Bear hunting license drawing held.

June 29, 2015

LANSING — The Department of Natural Resources today announced that the results of the 2015 bear hunting license drawing have been posted at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. A total of 6,951 bear licenses…

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Man injured in National Forest motorcycle crash; Fountain man arrested on multiple charges.

June 29, 2015
Man injured in National Forest motorcycle crash; Fountain man arrested on multiple charges.

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw. MEADE TOWNSHIP — A 55-year-old Whitehouse, Ohio was injured Sunday, June 28,…

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Library book sale is July 11.

June 29, 2015

LUDINGTON — The Friends of the Ludington Library annual used book sale will be held Saturday, July 11, 9 to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 12, 10 to 5 p.m.…

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